Did Jesus Rise?

empty-tomb-jesus-resurrection-debateWhen I was sixteen, I went through a spiritual crisis. I was interacting with a lot of atheists online and found myself asking the question, “out of all the hundreds of religions in the world, how do I know I was born into the right one?” I decided to do some research. During a two week break from school, I locked myself in my room and did nothing but pushups and research. I ended up discovering so much.

I became convinced that Jesus of Nazareth really was who he said he was and had really done what he said he did. Including rise from the dead. My two weeks of solitude and study resulted in a 31 page paper, for my own personal study. I mentioned this paper during youth group on Sunday, and a number of you asked to read it.

Here is the paper in its entirety, with a shorter version provided.

Did Jesus Rise?pdficon_small (Longer version, more technical)

pdficon_smallJesus, Risen? (Shorter, more popular level version)

ISM Spring Calendars


Impact Church hired me to design a spring calendar so that everyone can keep track of Impact Student Ministries (ISM) events over the course of the year.  The calendars feature custom-designed icons and a beautiful, easy-to-follow format.  Around 300 calendars were printed.

The Swazi Project Announcement

The Swazi Project

I just found out that I am being flown to Swaziland in August as the videographer for a project I’m affectionately branding The Swazi Project. I will be making videobiographies of Swazi women living in poverty in an effort to raise sponsors for them.

This is perhaps the most exciting project I have ever worked on. Interacting with the Swazi women and hearing their stories will definitely break me and teach me. I know I will come back changed.

Big Chill Handbooks

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Three churches (Impact Church, Sugar Grove Church, and Crystal Valley Missionary Church) came together for an event called Big Chill.  They hired me to design their handbooks for students, which include guidelines, a map of the campsite, information on the band and speakers, and a couple pages to take notes.  Around 400 booklets were printed.


Cover - Big Chill 2014 Handbook       Pages 1-2 - Big Chill 2014 Handbook


Pages 3-4 - Big Chill 2014 Handbook       Splash - Big Chill 2014 Handbook